Removal and installation of a radiator


1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.

2. Drain the coolant from the radiator (see chapter 1).

3. Remove "screen", connected to the upper cross beam.

4 Unscrew and remove the integral monitoring relay assembly (see section 4). Do not remove the electrical connector - set it aside.

5. Loosen the clamp and disconnect the top hose from the radiator.

6. Disconnect the drain hose from the radiator filler neck.

7. Remove the generator inlet connector from the generator and disconnect it from the casing, then set it aside.

8. Remove the fan together with the shroud (see section 4).

9. If the car is equipped with an automatic transmission, disconnect the top and bottom branch pipes of the oil cooling line.

Note: some cars have special fittings that should only be disconnected with a special tool T82L - 9500 - AH (see picture) close the nozzles and pipelines with caps to avoid leaks.

10. Going down below, unscrew the two bolts of the bracket that secures the gearbox oil cooling pipelines to the bottom of the radiator (see picture).

11. Remove the two bolts securing the top of the radiator to the support (see picture). Remove the radiator from the vehicle.

12. Check for possible damage to the top bushings of the nylon radiator tank. Replace if necessary (see picture).

13. Installation is carried out in the reverse order of disassembly. Make sure the plastic pads on the bottom of the radiator tank are on the rubber mounts.

14. After installation, add coolant to the system (see chapter 1).

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